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Park Kitchen

#155 of 3,372 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 (NW Glisan & Flanders)
Max stop Union Station Yellow and Green Lines. All downtown buses stop in vicinity.
(503) 223-7275
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pairings of ingredients!

Had a business dinner....pairing of ingredients was very unique and very tasteful! Bartender made some creative drinks that really pleased my colleagues, as he listened to their requests. Will visit again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Traveling_Jeffrey
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Bethesda, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a business dinner....pairing of ingredients was very unique and very tasteful! Bartender made some creative drinks that really pleased my colleagues, as he listened to their requests. Will visit again!

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Thank Traveling_Jeffrey
Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park Kitchen is a great place for a special dinner. Try the chef's tasting menu to get a taste of many of the special dishes. Servings were more than adequate for this 5 course meal. Try to wine pairing for some interesting wine choices. The staff is attentive and personable. We had a wonderful anniversary celebration.

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Thank Kathy B
San Diego, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

What made this dining experience so special was the passion of the personnel that served, prepared food and bartended this lovely establishment. The food was so fresh and the ingredients were so precisely delicious, with every bite, my friend and I looked at each other with smiles the entire time. The bartender, Curtis, was extremely knowledgeable about liquors and wines... More 

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1 Thank LaJollaLauren
Tustin, California
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This was a great dinner! Our second time there and now our must-go-to place when we are visiting Portland. The salt cod fritters are a must-have - they now serve them with a Asian inspired sauce and bonita flakes (previously it was with malt vinegar). The chickpea fries are wonderful and now that it is fall they are served with... More 

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1 Thank KeSuLu
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Dined here on Wednesday evening, the restaurant was nearly empty. We had a reservation and had to wait to be seated in the bar, by the main entrance. Drafty and cold, we were off to a poor start. The menu, when it finally arrived, was extremely limited. We were not in the mood to leave, so the three of us... More 

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Thank Sharon B
San Diego, California
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Chickpea fries, cod fritters, frikeh with cucumbers, ground cherries and feta and Oregon albacore...oh my! Partner this with outstanding service in both the bar and dining room, a good wine list and a cozy downtown setting and you have a winner. Loved Park Kitchen.

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Thank Kaye S
Boston, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The night we visited there were only a few parties there, so we virtually had the undivided attention of the entire staff. As a consequence, we went for the chef's 8 course sampling menu, something we had never done before. It was amazing. Each course was wonderful and so very different from one another. We also had a carafe of... More 

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Thank MMG8401
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Appetizers were very good. Waxbean salad with crispy onions and plums was fantastic. Cod fritters also a great combo with Red Ale. Pasta pork ragu was outstanding. Double chocolate torte was awesome. Main courses had good flavored, sort of a Greek theme tonight, but the steak and lamb weren't the best cuts. I'm a fan of the Park Kitchen, but... More 

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Thank Timothy D
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

My wife and I had dinner here, and tried items from their small plates and large plates. The food was very well composed, and we really enjoyed the variety and taste of the small plates. For the large plates, I had the pork roast, which was served with pickled watermelon, and was wonderful. It was tender and very flavorful. My... More 

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Thank Adam G
San Francisco, CA
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Went with high expectations - left disappointed! $150 price tag for feast portland - event was poorly planned! Wines were poured and not explained, refills were offered but staff kept removing glasses, speeches difficult to hear! The food was tasty but buffet service and food was outside so turned cold quickly!! And plate size was like a bread plate -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
    (NW Glisan & Flanders)
  • Public Transportation: Max stop Union Station Yellow and Green Lines. All downtown buses stop in vicinity.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighborhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: (503) 223-7275

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?